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Italy's strict drug law goes up in smoke
A court ruling ended harsh sanctions on marijuana users, but prospects for legalisation seem unlikely.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 12:17 GMT
Landmark Rwanda genocide trial opens in Paris
Former intelligence chief faces charges of complicity in 1994 genocide that killed more than half a million people.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 16:29 GMT
France to open Rwanda genocide trial
Former Rwandan intelligence chief to face charges of complicity in genocide before a court in Paris.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 01:56 GMT
German court rejects Afghan airstrike case
Case of German-ordered US strike that resulted in death of more than 90 civilians dismissed over lack of evidence.
Ali M Latifi
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 14:14 GMT
Europe rights court hears of CIA prisons
Lawyers say a Saudi national and a Palestinian were tortured in a secret US facility in a remote part of Poland.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 16:23 GMT
French court upholds nursery headscarf ban
Ruling is the latest in an extended legal battle between the secular state and Muslim minority since ban on headscarf.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 15:43 GMT
Spain frees ETA prisoners after rights ruling
Court orders release of nine imprisoned members of armed Basque separatist movement after ruling from European court.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 23:34 GMT
Lampedusa: A wake-up call for the EU?
Will the latest migration tragedy off the Italian coast trigger any change in the EU's migration and refugee policies?
Last updated: 05 Oct 2013 14:52 GMT
Hungary moves to criminalise the homeless
With winter approaching, a proposed law could mean fines and jail for people sleeping outside.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 07:52 GMT
Controversy dogs Kenyan VP's ICC trial
Critics say The Hague-based court is 'flawed' and work in Africa amounts to 'race-hunting.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 15:20 GMT
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How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
Good torture, bad torture
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
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In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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